The 10th century tapering cylindrical font, carved with upside animals and entangled vines, in St Mary's Church

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
St Mary's Church, Melbury Bubb, West Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
AA54/04461
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

The animals carved on the font are upside down, and include a stag, horse, wolf, and perhaps a lion. It is thought to have originally been the base of a shaft.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Medieval Parish Church, Early Medieval Font, Religion